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Nokia smartphones serve first slice of Android™ 9 Pie on Nokia 7 Plus 

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced the roll out of Android 9 Pie on EISA’s Consumer Smartphone of the Year, the Nokia 7 Plus. This upgrade builds upon the strong features of Android 8.0 Oreo™, and focuses on a more tailored experience with emphasis on AI, machine …

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Civil Service to introduce online services

The Office of the Head of Civil Service (OHCS) is to introduce online services for most of its human resource facilities. Nana Agyekum Dwamena, the Head of Civil Service said the online services to be introduced include recruitment, graduate entrance examination and staff appraisal instruments to enhance service delivery to …

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Ghana–India Kofi Annan Centre of receives $1m grant

The Government of India has presented a cheque of $1 million to the Ghana–India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence (GI-KACE) in Information Communication Technology (ICT), to strengthen ICT Research and Innovation in country. The fund, which is a grant, would support the Centre in capacity building for the expansion needs …

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Court processes to be served via social media platforms – Chief Justice

The Chief Justice Sophia A. B. Akuffo on Wednesday said the judiciary intends to amend the rules of the court so that court processes could to be served via social media platforms such as WhatsApp. “These will allow us bring the much needed pairing of speed with efficiency to our …

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Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2018 ends

The Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2018 (FIFAfrica18) has ended in Accra, with a call for greater internet freedom. Mr Sulemana Braimah, the Executive Director, Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), in his closing remarks said the internet had to create the possibility for people to have their voices …

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Samsung unveils three new products 

Samsung Electronics Company limited has out-doored three new products; Twin Cooling Plus Refrigerator, Triple-Inverter Air-conditioner, and Quantum dot Led (QLED) Television. All the three products had been designed with new and enhanced top range of technologies to ensure efficiency, energy conservation, durability and reliability. Mr Vishwas Saxena, the Business Leader …

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When you were locked out of Facebook asked on September 28

On Friday September 28, 2018 most Facebook users were logged out. They logged back in and started posting and asking why they were logged out of their accounts. If you got onto Facebook and you were logged out of your account, then you are one of millions around the world …

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Foundation calls for digital empowerment of citizenry

Mr Sulemana Braimah, Executive Director, Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has called for the digital empowerment of the citizens of African countries to enable them to demand accountability from their leaders through the internet. He said the internet was an effective tool, which would enable the citizens to participate …

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Accra Technical University to use satellite campus next year 

Barring any last minute hitch, the Accra Technical University (ATU) will from next academic year 2019/2020 start using the new satellite technical workshops at its new campus. The facilities, located at Mpehuasem, in the Ga West Municipal Assembly (GWMA) of the Greater Accra included workshops for Building and Construction, Electrical, …

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HMD to leverage on the Ghanaian market to push Nokia brand  

HMD Global, new managers of the Nokia brand, says it will continue to leverage on the strategic Ghanaian consumers to push and recapture a huge market share in the mobile phone industry. Mr Emmanuel Ossai, Business Manager, West Africa for HMD Global, said Ghana is a key market for Nokia …

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